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Scottish Water Project – Lochaline Water Treatment Works

By | July 12th, 2017|Local, Local News|

Ardtornish is working closely with Scottish Water to facilitate the upgrading of the Lochaline Water Treatment Works on the outskirts of the village. This has involved considerable investment of management time and the [...]

Lochaber Drivers Go Carbon Free

By | July 12th, 2017|Local, Local News|

In a new move to tackle climate change and air pollution, Ardtornish Estate in Morvern has introduced an electric vehicle charging point – powered from its own hydro turbine. Seen here in use for the [...]

Ardtornish Estate Newsletter June 2017

By | June 28th, 2017|Latest Newsletters|

CEO Update I am very pleased to present this newsletter on behalf of everyone at Ardtornish and many thanks for the contributions from colleagues. The first 6 months of 2017 have been very busy and [...]

Annual Report, 2016

By | June 18th, 2017|Latest Newsletters|

A word from Dennis Overton, OBE, Chairman of the Ardtornish Estate Company. Dennis Overton, OBE I’m delighted to introduce this, our third such annual report, on behalf of the team at Ardtornish [...]

Fresh Spinach & Potato Soup

By | June 2nd, 2017|Recipe of the Month|

Ingredients 40g butter 1 large leek roughly sliced 3 sticks of celery chopped 2 medium kitchen garden potatoes peeled and diced 1 bunch spring onions roughly chopped 1.5Ltr of chicken or vegetable stock 500g Fresh [...]

Fresh Broad Bean & Feta Cheese Salad

By | May 8th, 2017|Recipe of the Month|

Ingredients 250g couscous 250g fresh kitchen garden broad beans 150g fresh kitchen garden spinach leaves Large handful of fresh mint 80g black olives 200g pack good quality feta cheese Method Prepare couscous, according to [...]

Mad Dogs and English Women!!

By | May 5th, 2017|Sweeps Adventures|

Long gone has the winter although April did bring us a few flurries of snow, usual unpredictable West Coast weather, Hello Spring! May Day arrived and to our surprise so did the sun. [...]

Kitchen Garden Spring Update 28th April 2017

By | May 5th, 2017|Garden|

It has been sometime since my last blog on the developments in the Kitchen Garden. It has been a really busy but rewarding winter and even with the brief snow showers at the back end [...]

Hydro Power

By | May 1st, 2017|Local News|

The Turn of the Screw’...not the renowned Henry James novel, but the story of our magnificent Archimedean screw...the new source of hydro power at Ardtornish Estate. So apart from producing a mesmerising water motion just [...]

February 2017 Newsletter

By | April 3rd, 2017|Latest Newsletters|

Estate What a busy start to 2017!  The main focus of the works team has been to install the new biomass heating main for the yard buildings.  The pipes from the boiler house (under construction [...]